How to Use and Customize the Windows 10 Action Center

For a long time notifications in windows have been somewhat of a farce but Windows 10 has fixed this with Action Centre (a slide out pane that groups and displays notifications, and also provides access to quick actions like Wi-Fi, Quiet Hours, and Night Light.) The Action Center is unambiguous to use, and also fairly …

How to Pair AirPods with a PC, Mac, Android Phone, or other Device

Apple’s AirPods pair easily with iPhones, Mac, or iPads because of their W1 chip, yet they are but standard Bluetooth headphones capable of pairing with any device. However, pairing AirPods with any other device is more strenuous compared to the devices afore mentioned, and the connection may not be stable. How to Pair Your AirPods …

How to Opt Out of Targeted Ads Around the Web

The Blanket Approach: Opt Out with WebChoices There’s a consortium called the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA), whose goal is to help control ads around the web, especially on the note of how it affects you as a user and person. The DAA has specific regulations, those companies that allow users to opt out have to elect …

5 ways to free up space on your android device.

Android phones and tablets can fill up quickly as you download apps, add media files like music and movies, and cache data for use offline. Many lower-end devices may only include a few gigabytes of storage, making this even more of a problem. The less space you have, the more time you’ll have to spend micromanaging …

How to quickly change audio devices on the iPhone.

There are few things more infuriating in life than making a phone call from your iPhone only to realize that it had actually been connected to your Bluetooth speaker which does not have a microphone. Shouting “Can you hear me now?” at the phone is never a good look. Luckily, on iOS, you can use …

How you can block certain ads on YouTube.

If you are one to go on a YouTube splurge, only to get the same frustrating pre-roll ad over and over again, fret not as it is a systemic issue, thanks to Google’s user-targeting advertising algorithm. The easiest way for you to solve this problem is to pay for YouTube Red and get rid of …

How you can enjoy Streaming High-quality Music on Spotify

Spotify Premium gives you access to high-quality music streaming. While on default (especially if you are making use of a free plan), Spotify streams at 96kbps on your mobile phones and 160kbps on your computer. At these sort of bitrates, you will be able to hear a small but perceptible deterioration in audio quality when …